New Cosponsor — Sep 15, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6]
The resolution now has 80 cosponsors (80 Republicans).
Jun 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district
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6/18/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - States that the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children is a fundamental right.Declares further that the parental right to direct ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 50”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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